Stella Dimoko Nigerian Striker Osimhen Speaks On How He Rescued His Family From Poverty


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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Nigerian Striker Osimhen Speaks On How He Rescued His Family From Poverty

Super Eagles latest sticker Victor Osimhen, has narrated how his emergence as a professional footballer saved his family members from poverty..

The Nigerian striker, who also plays for Lille told BeIN Sport that life was tough for his siblings after his mother’s death and father’s joblessness.

According to him, his father lost his job three months after his mother died.
To survive, Osimhen said his brother hawked sports newspapers, while sister sold oranges in the street.

The 20-year-old player also said he earlier sold bottled water in Lagos traffic to help his family survive.
To also survive, the footballer narrated that he once joined his friends to scavenge for crampons and shoes at the former Olusosun dumpsite in Oregun-Ojota area of Lagos.

But after emerging as a successful footballer, Osimhen said his family members are now living the life they deserved.


  1. Awww..God bless you..A real grass to grace story...Not overnight onigbese billionnaires chasing clout..

  2. After thick darkness comes a new dawn. God will always bring out one in every family to bring respite to them.

    1. I dont know why I smiled at these comments but I did. God will defintietly raise a helper... poverty is a bastard.
      I am very happy for him and most importantly he remembered home and did right

  3. God can change anything and everything, at His divine time

  4. Dear Lord, I want to tell this story of my family soon


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